Nutrition zealots have created a new way to attack restaurant food without actually considering nutrition. So-called “health zoning” proposals would outlaw restaurants arbitrarily deemed “fast food” from opening new locations in designated neighborhoods.Activists claim that zoning measures are about health. But the real target is choice. Some lawmakers feel that Americans aren’t going to make the “right” food choices, so the government should prevent them from making the “wrong” ...

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